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Tina Faye

Tina Faye



Christina Maria Faye (aka Tina Faye) is a versatile pianist, keyboardist, music director and vocal coach with a proven track record in high pressure situations and a deep command of many musical genres, from pop ballads to contemporary opera, musical theater to Bach chamber music. Before moving to the NYC area she was a regular first call in Toronto for orchestral gigs, commercial recording projects and opera and theater productions as well holding long term positions with organizations such as the Canadian Children's Opera Company, the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, NewChoir, the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra and Pax Christi Chorale. She is one half of the successful 2 woman opera comedy show 'Millan & Faye Present: The Opera!' and in the spring of 2024 will be releasing her album 'Glass Reimagined - Etudes 1-10' in partnership with drummer Chris Sutherland. Tina is a Yamaha Keyboard Artist and is featured in the 2024 Yamaha Artist 440 series. As well, she is comfortable in the world of music technology including ableton, mainstage, keyboard programming and various notation software.

Selected Performance Experience:
‘Treemonisha’ (Joplin) Canadian Opera Company/Volcano/Luminato, Repetiteur - 2023
‘Sweeny Todd: The Demon of Fleet Street’ (Sondheim) Theatre Sheridan, Music Director - 2023
‘The Nightingale of a Thousand Songs’ (Kradjian) CCOC, AssociateMD & Orchestra Piano - 2023
‘Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom’ (Okoye) Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Pianist - 2023
‘Cuphead’ Video Game Studio MDHR (Grammy, JUNO and BAFTA awarded) Piano - 2017
‘Cuphead DLC’ Video Game Studio MDHR (Grammy and BAFTA awarded) Piano & Celeste - 2022
‘Full Blast’ NewChoir, Bluma Appel Theatre, Associate MD, keyboard/synth - 2023
‘New Nostalgia’ NewChoir, Isabel Bader Theatre, Associate MD, keyboard/synth - 2023
‘All Is Love’ Opera Atelier, Toronto, Repetiteur - 2022
‘Philip Glass Reimagined’ Quebec International Drum Festival, Palais Montcalm MD & Pianist - 2022
‘Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky) Opera Queens, Music Director - 2022
‘Considering Matthew Shepard’ Pax Christi Chorale, Associate MD, Pianist - 2022
‘The Snow Queen’ Canadian Childrens’ Opera Company, Associate MD, Orch Piano - 2019 Principal Keyboard Chair Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra, 2019 - 2022
‘Millan&Faye Present: The Opera!’ Fox Entertainment Tour, MD, Performer - 2017- 2022
‘Mozart’s Masonic Journey’ (The Magic Flute) Music Director- 2016 & 2018
‘The Monkiest King’ Canadian Children’s Opera Company, Repetiteur - 2018
‘Barber of Seville’, Opera York, Repetiteur & Continuo - 2014
‘Opera Erotique’, Out of the Box Productions, Music Director - 2010
‘Sound in Silence’, Out of Box Productions, Pianist - 2009

Recent and Upcoming Performances & Professional Affiliations with:
Ontario Pops Orchestra, Opera Atelier, Toronto Summer Music Festival, Yamaha Canada, Canadian Opera Company, Canadian Children’s Opera Company, Volcano Theatre, the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, NewChoir (Toronto’s Original Rock/Pop Choir), Ontario Philharmonic Orchestra, Taiwan Festival Orchestra, Toronto Artist Symphony Orchestra, Sheridan College Theatre Program

Master of Music Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY
Studio of Dr. Jean Barr

Bachelor of Music with Distinction Brandon University, Brandon Manitoba, Canada

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Community Theatre
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree


  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Canada

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Maestra Expertise

  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
  • Audition Pianist
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
  • Rehearsal Pianist

Primary Instruments

  • Piano
  • Synthesizer
  • Voice

Additional Instruments

  • Harpsichord
  • Organ
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Voice


  • Ableton
  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • MainStage
  • Sibelius

Additional Skills

  • Singer/Performer